Dupont And Dow Chemical Earnings Put These Etfs In Focus – Etf News And Commentary – Nasdaq.com

However, both the firms fall in a poor industry category, with a Zacks Industry Rank in the bottom 10%. As such, we have highlighted three ETFs that are heavily invested in these chemical giants. The trio has been modestly up over the past three trading sessions and has a favorable Zacks ETF Rank of 3 or ‘Hold’ rating, suggesting room for further upside (see: all the Materials ETFs here ). Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB ) The most popular materials ETF on the market, XLB follows the S&P Materials Select Sector Index. This fund manages about $5.2 billion in asset base and trades in heavy volume of nearly 5.6 million.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/dupont-and-dow-chemical-earnings-put-these-etfs-in-focus-etf-news-and-commentary-cm373601

Use Options For a Chance To Buy Realty Income at a 22% Discount – Forbes

That would result in a cost basis of $34.80 per share before broker commissions in the scenario where the contract is exercised. If the contract is never exercised, the put seller would still keep the premium, which represents a 0.6% return against the $35.00 purchase commitment, or a 0.9% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel short dollar etf double we call this the YieldBoost). Click here to find out the Top YieldBoost Puts of of Stocks with Recent Secondaries Secondaries can often present buying opportunities for bullish investors interested in purchasing shares, because the sudden extra supply of stock tends to require that the offering be priced at an attractive discount to where the stock had previously been trading before the offering announcement. That can also introduce near-term volatility which improves the premiums a put seller can achieve. Selling a put does not give an investor access to Os upside potential the way owning shares would, because the put seller only ends up owning shares in the scenario where the contract is exercised. The chart below shows the one year performance of O shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, Os low point in its 52 week range is $36.58 per share, with $45.84 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $44.66.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stockoptionschannel/2014/07/25/use-options-for-a-chance-to-buy-realty-income-at-a-22-discount/

Vanguard Extended Market ETF Experiences Big Outflow – NASDAQ.com

As far as guidance is concerned, the company refrained from forecasting specific revenue or earnings figures. The structural changes accomplished in 2013 will likely mar second-half 2014 net sales and operating income by 1-2% and 3%, respectively. PepsiCo’s second-quarter 2014 core earnings per share of $1.32 (reported on July 23) breezed past the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.23. On a year-over-year basis, earnings grew 1% thanks to solid margins.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/coke-and-pepsi-earnings-put-consumer-etfs-in-focus-etf-news-and-commentary-cm373385

Coke and Pepsi Earnings Put Consumer ETFs in Focus – ETF News And Commentary – NASDAQ.com

Among the largest underlying components of VXF, in trading today American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL) is up about 0.4%, Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS) is up about 0.8%, and Liberty Global plc (Symbol: LBTYA) is lower by about 0.7%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of VXF, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, VXF’s low point in its 52 week range is $72.39 per share, with $88.99 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $86.07. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/vanguard-extended-market-etf-experiences-big-outflow-cm373487

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